Wednesday broker round-up UPDATE



LONDON (ShareCast) - ARM Holdings (LSE: ARM.L - news) : UBS (Berlin: UBRA.BE - news) increases target price from 750p to 900p, while downgrading to neutral.

Ashtead Group (LSE: AHT.L - news) : Credit Suisse (NYSE: CRP - news) raises target price from 400p to 545p retaining an outperform rating.

Balfour Beatty (Other OTC: BAFBF - news) : Credit Suisse shifts target price from 275p to 279p and keeps a neutral rating.

Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) : Nomura ups target price from 230p to 270p maintaining a reduce rating.

Barratt Developments (LSE: BDEV.L - news) : Panmure Gordon shifts target price from 211p to 220p and retains a hold recommendation.

Berendsen (Other OTC: BSNXY - news) : Credit Suisse increases target price from 640p to 710p and maintains an outperform rating.

BHP Billiton (NYSE: BBL - news) : JP Morgan (Other OTC: JPAAZ - news) takes target price from 2245p to 2300p and keeps a neutral rating.

Brammer (LSE: BRAM.L - news) : Jefferies raises target price from 295p to 340p and downgrades from buy to hold.

Burberry Group (Other OTC: BBRYF - news) : UBS moves target price from 1170p to 1350p and reiterates a neutral rating. Credit Suisse ups target price from 1430p to 1550p, while staying with its outperform rating.

Capital Shopping Centres Group: JP Morgan increases target price from 380p to 400p and upgrades to neutral.

Carillion (Other OTC: CIOIF - news) : Credit Suisse ups target price from 316p to 349p and downgrades to neutral.

Charlemagne Capital: JP Morgan shifts target price from 5p to 7p, while retaining an underweight rating.

Communisis (LSE: CMS.L - news) : Panmure Gordon downgrades from buy to hold with its target price still at 47p.

Diageo (LSE: DGE.L - news) : Nomura lowers target price from 2070p to 2040p, while the buy rating is kept.

Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation: JP Morgan ups target price from 275p to 300p, while the neutral rating is maintained.

Fenner (LSE: FENR.L - news) : Investec (LSE: INVP.L - news) shifts target price from 415p to 420p, while retaining a hold rating.

French Connection (LSE: FCCN.L - news) : Seymour Pierce cuts target price from 25p to 20p still recommending to hold.

Glaxo Smith Kline: Jefferies raises target price from 1450p to 1500p and reiterates a hold rating.

HSBC Holdings (HKSE: 0005.HK - news) : Nomura increases target price from 660p to 730p staying with its buy recommendation.

ITV (LSE: ITV.L - news) : JP Morgan moves target price from 109p to 120p and downgrades to neutral.

Liontrust Asset Management (LSE: LIO.L - news) : JP Morgan ups target price from 112p to 134p, while keeping an underweight rating.

Lonmin (LSE: LMI.L - news) : After Lonmin has not been rated, Investec recommends to hold with its target price at 353p.

Lloyds Banking Group (LSE: LLOY.L - news) : Nomura shifts target price from 37p to 42p and maintains a reduce rating.

MITIE Group (Other OTC: MITFY - news) : Credit Suisse reduces target price from 290p to 250p and keeps an underperform rating.

N Brown (LSE: BWNG.L - news) : Seymour Pierce moves target price from 280p to 360p reiterating its hold recommendation.

Provident Financial (LSE: PFG.L - news) : JP Morgan ups target price from 1626p to 1646p, while maintaining an overweight rating.

Rio Tinto (Xetra: 855018 - news) : UBS reduces target price from 4340p to 4320p keeping its buy recommendation. JP Morgan raises target price from 4200p to 4400p and reiterates an overweight rating.

Rolls-Royce Group: Credit Suisse takes price target from 850p to 900p and retains a neutral rating.

Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS.L - news) : Nomura raises target price from 270p to 300p and stays with a reduce rating.

RPS Group (LSE: RPS.L - news) : Investec moves target price from 270p to 275p keeping a buy recommendation.

SAB Miller: Nomura shifts target price from 2800p to 2840p maintaining a neutral rating.

Signet Jewelers: UBS ups target price from 3700p to 4050p, while its buy recommendation remains unchanged.

Standart Chartered: Nomura moves target price from 1600p to 1800p reiterating a buy rating.

Tarsus Group (LSE: TRS.L - news) : Investec takes price target from 210p to 215p, while its buy rating in unchanged.

Thorntons (LSE: THT.L - news) : Investec increases target price from 30p to 45p and stays with a hold recommendation.

Wetherspoon JD: Investec lowers target price from 570p to 550p and retains its buy recommendation.

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